April 21, 2011 - 12:00am

A Palestinian official in Fatah movement said Thursday that the Palestinian leadership has not yet allocated the place to keep the archive of late President Yasser Arafat when they receive it from Tunisia.

Secretary of the Revolutionary Council of Fatah Ameen Maqboul said that the Palestinian leadership has not yet asked for an Israeli permission to receive the archive.

The PNA didn't decide till now the new place to save the archive, whether in the West Bank or Jordan, but they will decide that later, Maqboul added.

PNA President Mahmoud Abbas said during a recent visit to Tunisia that the new Tunisian leadership agreed to send Arafat's archive to the PNA.

Tunisia was the headquarters of the Palestine Liberation Organization since its departure from Lebanon in 1982 and until the establishment of the PNA under Oslo agreements with Israel in 1993.

Maqboul described the archive as "an exclusive right of the Palestinian people and leadership."

Palestinian sources said that Arafat's archive includes all his messages with world leaders. It also has information about the Palestinian military operations and sources of funding to the Palestinian revolution.


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